Atlético are out of the Champions League but on the up
- Autor: Ricardo Clara Dic 08, 2017,
Dic 08, 2017, 0:20
"They went 1-0 down to a mistake, they responded very well and just some nights those goals don't go in".
Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has revealed who he wants his former side to draw in the next round of the UEFA Champions League. Group winners will be drawn against group runners up. It hurts but there are no excuses. The rules of the process also state teams that finished first in their group will face teams that finished second in other groups.
Premier League giants Manchester United and Italians Juventus were among the sides to advance to the knockout round of the Champions League Tuesday following victories on the final matchday while Atletico Madrid were eliminated after being held at Chelsea.
Meanwhile Paco Alcacer, Nelson Semedo and Lucas Digne will all be hoping to start as the coach rotates his squad ahead of next weekend' s visit to face Villarreal. Simeone said: "I wouldn't say it's a failure, because we knew this could happen".
Spurs: Bayern Munich, Basel, Juventus, Sevilla, Porto or Shaktar Donetsk.
Group winners: Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona, Liverpool, Manchester City, Tottenham, Roma, Besiktas. "If you know this game, then you understand they have so much bigger and tougher tests coming up".
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They doubled their advantage 20 minutes into the second half when Dimitri Oberlin headed home from close range, and that was enough to condemn the Portuguese to a sixth successive defeat.